In accordance with its 2017 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Study Visit on ‘Gender Statistics’ to Sudan for the benefit of the Libyan Bureau of Statistics and Census (LBSC) on 20-22 November 2017. The study visit was hosted by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) of Sudan.
The study visit was facilitated by relevant department of CBS of Sudan with the participation of two officials from the LBSC.
As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009; http://goo.gl/olg3Tz); Gender and special population groups includes the topics on living conditions and role in the society: comparisons men/women and situation of special population groups like children, youth, women, elderly, disabled, minority groups etc.
The Study Visit included discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:
o Gender equality
o Balance of social exclusion
o Gender-based violence
o Gender analysis
Review of the Gender Concept
o Women and development
o Gender and development
o Gender statistics
Evaluation of Gender Statistics
Gender statistics in the labor market
Methodology for extraction of gender indicators
Regional initiatives and the national framework
How to fill in the questionnaire
Sign up for an account at OIC-StatCom Forum (http://forum.sesric.org/) to join the group discussion on the Study Visit on ‘Gender Statistics’ to Sudan available at: http://forum.sesric.org/?p=302825